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Just click the "Post a Job" button and select any plan. We ask for a credit card to validate your account and allow for a seamless transition if you decide to keep your account active past 7 days (i.e., we won’t have to take your job posting offline to wait for your credit card). If you decide to cancel before the free trial ends you will not be charged anything. You can keep whatever candidates you receive.
Job slots represent the number of jobs you can have live on the job boards at any given time. For example, if you are on a ZipRecruiter plan with 3 job slots, you can post 3 jobs today and replace them with 3 different jobs tomorrow without needing any more slots. You can freely swap jobs in and out of these slots by closing and posting jobs as needed. If you need additional job slots just select a higher plan on the Select Plan page.
ZipRecruiter distributes jobs to 200+ of the most visited job boards, websites and social networks on the Internet. We are always adding more job boards and sources of job seeker traffic to expand the audience for your job posting(s).
Jobs are posted to these 200+ partner sites in the following ways:
(1) Your jobs are automatically distributed via job feeds to our more traditional partners.
(2) You can handpick which Social Networks to post your jobs on through your account. Twitter postings can be automated with a single authentication.
To learn more about the kinds of jobs that can be posted to ZipRecruiter, please view our job posting guidelines.
You can view our job board partners at ZipRecruiter.co.uk/job-boards. We automatically send your active jobs to all of the job boards listed under "Job Boards". There is no extra charge to utilize your "Social Networks", but your log-in information is required, so you will need to follow the necessary steps to share your job through social media. Your Twitter postings, however, can be automated with a single authentication.
No. The ZipRecruiter system automatically distributes your post to all of our 200+ job board partners.
A new job posting will usually take 24 hours to appear on outside job boards. Also, when you edit your job description, your changes will take about 24 hours to be reflected on outside job boards. Likewise, if you close the job it will take 24 hours to be removed from them.
The way search results are displayed for job seekers varies among our job board partners. In general, ads are displayed based on relevancy, not posting date. To ensure that your ad is easily found by the right candidates, reach out to our Customer Success team by calling 0808 281 9407 or emailing email@example.com.
ZipRecruiter sends your job promptly to all of our job board partners. Sometimes, you don’t see your ad because the board in question has not yet updated their pages. Different job boards update with different frequencies and can show different results depending on the search terms used. In some cases, their search engine may not display your job ad on the search terms you would expect. Once we deliver the job, the frequency with which it is shown is controlled by the partner entirely, not by Ziprecruiter.
ZipRecruiter does not maintain a partnership with Craigslist. We will continue to posts job ads to 200+ leading job boards.
ZipRecruiter does not maintain a partnership with Indeed.com. We will continue to posts job ads to 200+ leading job boards.
We offer a variety of subscription plans that differ based on the number of jobs you need to post. Your free trial functions just like a paid subscription plan so you are able to get a firm understanding of how ZipRecruiter works. To view the plan you selected and designated job slots, click "Subscription" from the upper right hand navigation. There you will see your subscription type, total job slots, and subscription cost.
No. Once you are a ZipRecruiter subscriber, you will pay no extra fees to post your jobs to our job boards.
You could, but we think it is a huge pain in the neck. We created ZipRecruiter to make this process more efficient, effective and delightful. Plus, all of your candidates will come into one list rather than trying to manage it all through your inbox.
By doing this, candidates may choose not to click our "Apply Now" button to submit their CV and interview answers. If they apply through our system, you can view their CVs and interview answers online as well as collaborate on rating them with your colleagues. We will email you as soon as you get a new candidate so there is no need to include your phone or email address in the job description.
Yes, we are planning on adding many more job boards. The goal is for you to manage all of your job postings through ZipRecruiter instead of creating/managing dozens of accounts across all of the job board sites. If you have a favorite job board you would like us to include, please contact us and let us know!
The primary criteria for matching is: geography, the quality of the job match to the seeker’s job alert and the freshness of the ad.
Yes, you can add a Custom Apply URL for each job you post. Just select the "Custom Apply URL" option on the Edit Job page and enter the URL that points directly to the application page created by your ATS.
You can view all of our job board partners at ZipRecruiter.co.uk/job-boards. We automatically send your active jobs to all of the job boards listed under "Job Boards". Social networks do not require an additional fee but you do need to share the job to most social networks from within your ZipRecruiter account. However, your Twitter postings can be automated with a single authentication.
A new job posting will usually take 24 hours to appear on outside job boards, so you should start to see some activity after the 24 hour mark. If it’s been over 24 hours and you have yet to see activity on your job, feel free to give the Customer Success Team a call at 0808 281 9407. We’d love to help you optimize your job for the best possible exposure.
Unfortunately we do not have statistics on job performance in a specific industry because there are many factors that affect a job’s performance. Make sure that you try to write clear and concise job titles with strong keywords and quality job descriptions to help yield the best results.
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Great question! While we strive to be as transparent as possible in every aspect of our business, each partner has their own preference about the use of their logo and name for various different reasons. We update the number of partners to provide insight into our continuous efforts to expand the reach for your job ads and ask every partner for authorization to share their logo. Unfortunately, not all partners provide that authorization.
Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+. We support posting to LinkedIn Groups and Facebook Pages in addition to profile posting. You can also connect your Twitter account to automatically tweet your jobs.
Yes, you can connect ZipRecruiter to your Twitter account and automatically tweet every job you post! Just connect your account on the Social Auto-Posting page one time. The connection is per user, so each user on your account can connect their own Twitter account. LinkedIn and Facebook auto-posting are coming soon.
You can share your job ad on Linkedin via the social media sharing options in your account. This will make your job post visible to your groups and connections on either your personal Linkedin or company page.
We offer a free social sharing option through LinkedIn which is an effective way to attract high quality candidates. From a job’s "Get More Candidates" page or by clicking the "Promote This Job" icon from underneath your job ad in your Jobs page, you can click on the Social Networks tab. Select Linkedin. A LinkedIn popup will appear. Check the share option(s) you prefer, Share an update, Post to groups, or Send to individuals. When you post, it will be shared where you specified.
Some LinkedIn groups are moderated, and for such groups there is currently no way to post to the jobs tab (LinkedIn’s API does not support it), which means that your jobs will be posted to Discussions. Some group moderators are OK with posting to the Discussions tab, while others don’t like it.
We post to all social networks immediately, but there may be some lag time between posting and when the post appears to your contacts. Also, LinkedIn groups that are moderated require the moderator’s approval before the post can be seen in the group.
LinkedIn does not clearly specify limits for posting to groups.
No. Posting to LinkedIn Groups is considered a share option and does not incur any additional fees outside your normal Ziprecruiter subscription.
To rename a job, click the name of the job from the Jobs page and then click the "Edit job details" button when you hover over job title.
To close a job, go to the Jobs page and then click "Close" button underneath the job name. You can always click the "Re-Post Job" button to re-post the job to the job boards if you’d like.
When you close a job, the job is removed from any job boards (within 24 hours), and the job URL will no longer be live for candidates to apply for your job. You will not lose any of your candidates associated with the job. You can always re-post a job if it is taken offline (for instance, if your subscription is terminated temporarily) because we save all of your account content for future use. Just click "Re-post job" button below the job title on the Jobs page.
After a job is closed, you can archive it by clicking the "Archive job" button below the job title on the Jobs page. When you archive a job it is removed from your job list, but not deleted. Also, the candidates associated with this job will not be altered. If the job is archived but has not received any candidates, you have the option of deleting it using the "Permanenty delete job" button.
You can un-archive a previously archived job by choosing "Archived Jobs" from the Filter Results button at the top-left of the Jobs page. From All Jobs dropdown select Archived Jobs. Then select the checkbox next to the job(s) that you would like to unarchive. Once you’ve selected the jobs a pop up should appear, select un-archive jobs. Now this job will appear in the list with your other closed jobs.
Yes, but similar to the "Recycle Bin" on your PC, this a two step process. First, you have to Archive the job. Then hover over the job, you will see a series of buttons. Click the "Delete" button (it looks like a trash can) below the job title within your archived jobs list. Note: you can only delete jobs that have NOT received any candidates. This is to avoid accidentally deleting candidates that you still might want to access. Deleting jobs cannot be undone, so use this feature with caution.
Account Owners have the ability to assign tiered access to the users on their account. You may be a restricted user with access to only your own job ads. You also may have the “show only my job ads” checkbox selected on the Jobs page.
It’s a quick fix to refresh your job postings, just close the job and select the "Duplicate job" button. This copies the content of your job but gives it a fresh date. You can then post your duplicate job and it is sent off to our job board partners as a new posting
If you need to post an additional job but have already filled all of your job slots, then you will need to upgrade to the next available plan size. If you’re not interested in upgrading, you can close one of your active jobs to make that job slot available. Once you have an available job slot, you will be able to post your new job opportunity.
Job slots represent the number of jobs you can have live on the job boards at any given time. For example, if you are on a ZipRecruiter plan with 3 job slots, you can post 3 jobs today and replace them with 3 different jobs tomorrow without needing any more slots. You can freely swap jobs in and out of these slots by closing and posting jobs as needed. If you need additional job slots, just select a higher plan on the Select Plan page.
All postings on ZipRecruiter require to be specific to a city or postcode. Although a specific city/postcode is required, your ad is searchable nationwide.
We encourage employers to make their job ads clear and concise.
You can easily organize your position’s responsibilities and requirements with bullet points, numbered lists, and other formatting tools we have available.
It can be helpful to add benefits, salary range, and perks to make your job more appealing, but it is important to stay on message.
Job descriptions that are too extensive and detailed can result in unqualified candidates because requirements can be easily overlooked.
On the other hand, jobs that are too ambiguous and vague can discourage candidates from applying because there’s not enough information
about the position.
The best title will be short, sweet, and to the point. A few, specific words relating to the position is all you need! Remember: Job seekers may be searching any/all keywords related to your position. You might even consider creating a few job ads with different titles to cover all search options. Also, add any/every keyword you think applies in the title and/or job description.
Be sure not to include extraneous symbols, your company name, or a web address in your title. These additions are often flagged by our job board partners.
It's always beneficial to place your job under the largest metropolis within roughly 25 miles from where the job is. This assists with search algorithms and gets you higher up on the search pages. You can always include: 'Actual Job Location: ____' in your job description if you're worried about misrepresenting your official office location.
Additionally, if you're posting the same job ad multiple times, be sure each location is unique and also at least 25 miles away from the other locations. (If you post the same ad in the same city more than once, this can be viewed as spam by our job board partners.) Another easy way to avoid this issue is to tweak the title on each duplicate job ad you post so it appears unique to our partners.
An example of a good format for your job description might be: 1) Brief overview of the position, 2) Overview of day-to-day responsibilities, 3) Requirements that must be met in order to apply. A few questions you might consider addressing in your job ad: is this position full time or part time? Is this position entry level or is experience required?
Also, A job seeker is more likely to apply if they can get an idea of pay structure and benefits. Specific numbers aren't necessary, but why not include whether this is a Salaried or Hourly position? Or if there are any health insurance benefits? Free coffee? Mileage stipend?
The length of your job ad will be a case by case decision but we normally recommend you keep your job around 2-3 paragraphs. A few sentences won't communicate the full spectrum of the job and several paragraphs can seem overwhelming or time consuming to job seekers. Think like a job seeker: Would you want to read a novel? Would you be comfortable applying to a job that is only a sentence or two long? What pertinent information are you looking for in the job ad and how much length is necessary to communicate it?
Hiring Company Description:
Use it! This is a great place to communicate your company history, goals, and practices without cluttering up your job ad with them.
Your ads are open indefinitely, and will not be taken down until you close them or cancel your subscription. If you notice traffic to your ads is decreasing, it's a quick fix to refresh your job postings - just close the job and select the "Duplicate Job" button. This copies the content of your job but gives it a fresh date. You can then post your duplicate job and it is sent off to our job board partners as a new posting. We recommend doing this, at most, once a month and only if you notice a decrease in traffic.
The name of your company does not have to be displayed but you cannot have the hiring company listed as Confidential, Undisclosed, Anonymous, etc. It’s best to change the hiring company name to something along the lines of your industry. For example Doctor’s Office, Law Firm, Major Manufacturer still explain the nature of your business, but do not directly disclose your identity.
Hover over My Account in the upper right hand cornder of the dashboard and select Settings. On the left hand side, select Hiring Companies and on the next page, click on the green Add Company button in the top right hand corner of the page. Enter the information and save company.
A new job posting will usually take about 24 hours to appear on our job board partners, so you should start to see some activity on your job the day after it is posted. If it's been over 24 hours and you have yet to see any activity, feel free to give the Customer Success Team a call. We'd love to take a look at your account and help you optimize your job for the best possible results.
Select the category that best fits your job, and if your job happens to fall into more than one, don’t worry. The category you select is not as important as your job’s title and description, so your choice will not harm your job’s performance. It’s best to remain simple and straightforward with title and description so your job is easily found by interested, qualified candidates. Keywords in the job title as well as the job description help yield your job in a job seeker’s search results, so it is important both are in line with the position you are hiring for. Ask yourself: "If I was looking for a position like this, what terms would I search?".
Job performance is based on a lot of factors and varies depending on industry and location. We encourage clear and concise job descriptions and titles.
If your job is in a smaller city or town, posting your job in the largest neighboring city is a great way to get more exposure. If you have available job slots you can post your job multiple times in nearby cities to reach a larger pool of candidates. If you do so, make sure that the cities are at least 25 miles apart from each other. If jobs are identical and too close in proximity, they are viewed as duplicates by our job board partners and will not be posted. If you don’t want to venture out that far, you can post the job again, just make sure you re-word the job description so your jobs read differently. See: “What should I include in my job description?” above for tips you can follow to help maximize your exposure.
We have a job performance team, dedicated to assisting our customers with their ads. It is a free service that we offer and has shown successful results in attracting more candidates. If you are interested in our assistance, please feel free to call us at 0808 281 9407 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In order to avoid job seekers leaving your job page before applying, we recommend you remove any website URLs and/or contact info from your job ad. Giving job seekers these 'redirection options' can distract them from the simple application process which is set up automatically on your job page. In many cases, if a job seeker is redirected to a website to apply or given an email address to send their CV too, they can be lost in the process of leaving your job page and taking those extra steps to send their CV through.
Look at your job through “Job Seeker Glasses.” If you were on the job hunt, what keywords would you search in order to pull up this position? What would you be looking for in the title and job description that would draw you in to apply? What pertinent information would you want included? This is the best way to create a relatable job ad that job seekers will be attracted to!
All of the updates you make in your ZipRecruiter job postings will automatically be updated on your site via the job widget.
To bring any compliance related issues to our attention, please call our Success Team to investigate at 0808 281 9407 M-F 8AM-4:30PM GMT. To take immediate action regarding infringement of copyrighted work, please follow the steps below.
It is ZipRecruiter policy to respond to alleged infringement notices that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 ("DMCA") and, where applicable in the European Union, any relevant local implementation under the Ecommerce Directive 2000/31/EC ("ECRegs").
If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and is accessible via the Service, please notify ZipRecruiter's copyright agent. For your complaint to be valid under the DMCA, you must provide the following information in writing:
1. An electronic or physical signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner;
2. Identification of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and provide a link (where available) to where it is located on the Service;
4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit ZipRecruiter to contact you, such as your address, telephone number, and, e-mail address;
5. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or law; and
6. A statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information is accurate, and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner. Where applicable under local or other applicable laws such as the ECRegs, ZipRecruiter may consider objections to other content which violates a third party's rights or is otherwise illegal. Anyone looking to notify ZipRecruiter of such objections should notify us in accordance with the above process. In these circumstances, ZipRecruiter may ask you to provide additional information.
The above information must be submitted to the following DMCA Agent:
Attn: Dana Strawitz
Tel: 001 (424) 272-0521
Address: ZipRecruiter, Inc., 401 Wilshire Blvd., 11th Floor, Santa Monica, CA 90403, USA
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In accordance with the DMCA and other applicable law, ZipRecruiter has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances, Users who are deemed to be infringers. ZipRecruiter may also at its sole discretion limit access to the Service and/or terminate the accounts of any Users who infringe any intellectual property rights or other applicable right of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.
Every time someone applies to your job through ZipRecruiter you are sent a notification via email. The notification is sent to you as soon as a job seeker applies so you can stay updated on your candidates in real time. These emails include general information like a candidate’s name, email address, phone number, and their CV is included as an attachment. Their complete application is saved inside your ZipRecruiter account for you reference when you log on.
No! Every plan we offer allows an unlimited number of candidates to apply to each job.
Having your contact information listed is not necessary since we send you New Candidate Alert emails as job seekers apply. ZipRecruiter does not display any of your contact information unless you explicitly state it in your job title, description, or hiring company information. We strongly advise against adding your contact information to your job because it is a public ad and can be easily found using a basic search engine. This means you may be subject to spam and bombarding phone calls or emails if your contact information is displayed. Also, job seekers can be contacting you directly and circumventing the application process on ZipRecruiter, so the amount of candidates displayed on your job may not be accurate.
Our Custom Apply URL feature will direct candidates straight to your online application when they hit the "Apply" button. Although there is an option to input a Custom Apply URL, we suggest you give it a try after your trial. Some of our job board partners do not accept jobs with a Custom Apply URL, and we wouldn’t want it to negatively affect your traffic.
We cannot prevent anyone from applying to your job, but you can add interview questions to help filter out unqualified candidates. These questions will appear to job seekers as they go through the application process, and their answers are displayed for you when reviewing their candidate page. You can even make certain questions deal breaker questions. This means if a candidate answers a questions incorrectly, they are automatically hidden from your list of candidates. They are still saved in your account for you to reference if you’d like, but they are not included in your general candidate pool. To add an interview click on the title of the job, and then select the "Add Interview" tab. If you’d like to make a question a deal-breaker select the "Deal-Breaker Question" box underneath your answers.
Yes, you can go to Jobs and for each job that has more than 1 candidate, click on the "Send email to candidates" icon. From here, you can select one, some, or all of your candidates to email. Create your own email or use our templates for rejection letters, interview requests, and more. You can also click into a candidate’s profile -> Actions -> Email Candidate to start with a specific candidate.
Yes. You have 2 options. An automated reply for each candidate when they apply to any job at the hiring company or a manual bulk email. To set up the automated email hover over the Settings tab in the left hand navigation. Select Custom Auto-Reply Email. You can then add an additional message along with the standard ZipRecruiter confirmation email. If you wish to have candidates reply to this confirmation email, please be sure to include a valid email address for them to respond to. If you’d like to manually email candidates for a specific job click on my jobs in the left hand navigation. Click on the number of candidates for the specific job. This will take you to the Candidates page. You can then select which candidates you’d like to email by checking the box next to their name and choosing Email Candidate from the pop out menu. Compose and send your message.
A new job posting can take up to 24 hours to appear on outside job boards after you have posted. If you still haven’t received any candidates after this time period, please make sure your phone number and/or email address are NOT in the job description. This is because many candidates will call or email you directly rather than applying through ZipRecruiter. We distribute your job and provide the best advice we can about writing quality job titles and descriptions, but we can’t guarantee applicants. Feel free to reach out to our Customer Success team at 0808 281 9407 or email@example.com for feedback on your job ad or ask us other related questions.
You have the ability to send an automated message to candidates that they receive at the completion of the application process. You can do so through the “Custom Auto-Reply Email” feature. This is a message from ZipRecruiter to your candidate, but you are able to add a personalized message to the email we send. To set up these automated emails, select "Settings" from the "My Account" drop down in the upper right hand corner and then select "Auto-Reply Email" in the secondary menu on the left.
You have the ability within your account to add interview questions to your ZipRecruiter application process. This is a great way to get an idea if a candidate is a good fit right off the bat! To add interview questions, simply go to Jobs and click on the job you want to add them to. You'll see an option on the next page to 'Add Interview.' Once you've clicked on that, just follow the prompts! If you'd like to auto-hide new candidates who answer this question incorrectly, feel free to click the 'Deal-Breaker' box on your interview question. Keep in mind these auto-hidden candidates will still visible under 'Candidates' as 'Hidden.'
First check your user settings to see if you are selected to receive the candidates, how often (as they happen or daily digest) and to what email address. If you have the desired settings, next check your spam/junk folder. You should also have your email provider whitelist firstname.lastname@example.org and email.transactional.ziprecruiter.co.uk.
We track the number of visitors to your job pages hosted on ziprecruiter.co.uk as well as the number of people who click the "Apply" button (if the job uses a custom apply URL to your ATS). In both cases, we use web browser cookies to avoid counting the same user multiple times.
Incomplete simply means the candidate did not complete all of the interview questions you added to your job ad. If you are interested in the candidate's responses you can always email the candidate directly and request they complete the interview questions. They can access the questions by clicking on the Applied Jobs tab from within their account.
In an effort to make ZipRecruiter even easier to use, we introduced the Quick Rate system. With Quick Rate hiring managers have a consistent and more intuitive rating system to compare candidates.
The notes are only visible to you or any users that are on your account. Candidates will never see these notes.
Ratings are used to organize your candidates based on your interest level: "not interested," "unsure" or "interested." You also have the ability to quickly rate one candidate after another, using the QuickRate tool accessible from your Dashboard, Candidates page, and Jobs page. Ratings are only visible to you and any users in your organization. Candidates never see these ratings.
Rate a candidate as "Not Interested" to automatically hide that candidate, and all similar candidates going forward. You may change this auto-hide setting within "Job Options" in "Settings". You can also click into each candidate profile and "Hide Candidate" from the "Rating" section.
This is the total elapsed time it took that candidate to complete your entire interview. This gives you a way to compare candidates relative to each other.
You can add team members on the Users page. Once there, you can enter the name and email address of the colleague you would like to invite. After adding the user, we will send them an invitation email. Then, they click on the link in the email and create their password. Once they are set up, they can access all of the candidates. You can share internal notes on the candidate and edit their status on the Candidate Detail page.
Emailing a candidate from within the ZipRecruiter system will list the logged-in user’s email address for replies and that email address will be visible to the candidate. If you do not wish to show your email address, click on the option "Block replies from candidates" at the bottom of your email before sending. Once clicked, the candidate will not be able to see your email address or reply directly to you.
When you email a candidate from within ZipRecruiter, there is no copy or transcript saved automatically. If you wish to receive this, you'll need to check the box that says: 'Send myself a copy of this email.' You will then be BCC’d a transcript of your correspondence.
Yes, you can manually add candidates to any job posting you have created. You can include their personal information and CV and any user on your account can edit or delete them at any time. Add a candidate now.
There is no way to completely delete a candidate from the system. But you can hide a candidate from your candidate list by clicking the Hide candidate link from the job seekers page. If you thumbs down a candidate, you can also enable a setting that they be auto hidden. To manage this setting, go to the Job Options page and enable auto-hiding. This simply hides the candidates you no longer need to review. They can be found in the Hidden folder in your account.
Labels are like tags that you add to candidates to make them easier to find later. You can add labels to a candidate with phrases like "call back" or "potential interview." Later, if you filter by that label, you can see all the candidates that have been labeled that way. Labels are shared across your company’s ZipRecruiter account but are never visible to candidates.
Yes, on an individual candidate page you can remove any currently-applied labels by clicking the small "X" icon inside the orange label. Once you have deleted the label from the last candidate, the label itself will be deleted.
It will depend on the user restrictions your Account Owner has assigned to the users. You can select which users on your account should have the ability to view candidates and corresponding labels.
This is currently not an available feature. ZipRecruiter is continuously updating, please stay tuned as new features are developed.
ZipCVs are taken from a candidate’s original CV and reformatted for readability and consistency. It makes scanning lots of CVs a much more efficient process. However, the original CV is always available for viewing and download.
Candidates are not contacting you unless you put your contact information in the job description. When candidates apply to your job, we send you a notification email with their information and their CV is included as an attachment. All of their information is also saved in your account for you to reference once logged in.
Job performance is based on a lot of factors and varies depending on industry and location. We encourage clear and concise job descriptions and titles. You can also call our Customer Success Team for a free Job Ad Consultation.
If you notice your candidate flow has slowed down, it may be time refresh your postings. It’s a quick fix to refresh your job postings, just close the job and select the "Duplicate Job" button. This copies the content of your job but gives it a fresh date. You can then post your duplicate job and it is sent off to our job board partners as a new posting.
Yes, the number of users varies depending on your current plan. You can review the number of users on your account by clicking on Users. You will see that you are using X of Y users. To add new users, simply click the Add New User button and enter the required information. If you need more user seats, you can always purchase additional seats.
Each email address can only be associated with one account. This error appears if the email address is already in use. You can use the Password Reset to regain access to the account. Contact our Customer Success Team for further assistance in clearing the account at 0808 281 9407 or email@example.com.
Yes, when you add a new user or edit an existing user, you will see a section called "Access Settings." Uncheck the account settings you do NOT want that user to be able to access.
Types of user access:
Can add and edit users, and must have ALL permissions below. Having this setting is what makes a user an "Account Owner."
Manage Account Subscription
Can manage account subscription plan and credit card.
Can post and edit their own jobs
View All Jobs and Candidates
Can view jobs and candidates for all users on the account. If you remove this setting, the user will only be able to view and edit their own jobs and candidates, or jobs and candidates for which they are on the notification list.
An "Account Owner" is anyone that has full access to all account features. If any of the access settings are unchecked, they are a "Restricted User."
To remove a user from your account, click on Users and you will see a list of all users on your account. You will see an Actions button to the right of each user name. Hover over the button and click on Deactivate. Once deactivated they will not be able to login or receive any ZipRecruiter emails. They will remain on the user list in a deactivated status at the bottom. You can reactivate them at any time.
We appreciate that you want to continue with ZipRecruiter! Please call Customer Success at 0808 281 9407 so that we can help you with the account transition.
To change your own user information, click on Users and then click on your name to edit your settings.
IMPORTANT: If you have the ability to edit other users and you uncheck your own "Add/Edit Users" checkbox, you will no longer be able to modify other users on the account or modify your own access settings. However, you will always be able to edit your own contact information.
ZipRecruiter allows you to create different "Hiring Companies" associated with your job postings (additional charges apply). This gives you the power to post jobs for multiple employers under the same ZipRecruiter account. Each Hiring Company has unique settings for company name, company description, logo, website and header color. Each Hiring Company also has a unique page listing all the open jobs for that Hiring Company. To manage your Hiring Companies, go to the Settings -> Hiring Companies page.
Adding a logo to the header of your job ad displays professionalism. In addition, you can add a specific color to the header where your company name is displayed, whether or not you have added a logo. This can be done by going to the Hiring Companies page, selecting the Hiring Company you would like to edit and clicking the "Choose File" button next to the Add Logo field. Next, select the logo file on your computer (GIF, JPG or PNG are the recommended file format choices, and sizes of 100px or less in either direction are best). Once you save, this will change the displayed company logo on all of your jobs and company job page for this Hiring Company. You can always upload another logo or delete it at any time by clicking "Delete logo" link.
To change the header color on your jobs and interviews, go to the Hiring Companies page, select the Hiring Company you would like to edit and click inside the "Header Color" field. Here you can either type in a 6-digit web color (like #000000 for black or #FF0000 for red, etc.) or select a color from the popup color palette that will appear to the right. Once you save, this will change the displayed header color on all of your jobs and interviews using this Hiring Company (currently posted jobs will take up to 24 hours to be updated).
ZipRecruiter is your one stop shop for posting a job. You post your job through us and we send your job to 200+ of the most visited job boards, websites and social networks on the Internet. This kind of exposure helps drive candidates to your position to fulfill your hiring needs fast.
If you are having problems logging in to your account, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. There are also a couple solutions you might try on your own:
1. Reset Password: First try resetting your password, then try to login again.
2. Clear Cookies: If resetting your password does not work, you may have problems with your browser cookies. Click here to clear your ZipRecruiter cookies and then try to login again. You may also delete all your cookies manually using these instructions.
3. If you still cannot login after trying these two methods, please contact us.
Unlimited! ZipRecruiter never limits the number of candidates you receive. You can review all of the CVs that are submitted to your job posting from inside your account under the "Candidates" tab.
You will not be billed if you cancel during your free trial. To avoid billing, make sure you cancel prior to your billing date. You can cancel at anytime from inside your account on the Subscription Details page by selecting the “Cancel Free Trial” button near the top of the page.
ZipRecruiter offers a 7-day free trial. We will customize a plan for you based on your hiring needs. This allows you to try it out with no risk. We do require that you enter a credit card number to get started, but as soon as you do, we will send you an email with detailed instructions explaining how to cancel and when we would charge your card if you decide to continue with your subscription.
Go to the Change Password page. Enter your new password and click the 'Change Password' button to submit the change.
We offer a variety of subscription plans that differ based on the number of jobs you need to post. Your free trial functions just like a paid subscription plan so you are able to get a firm understanding of how ZipRecruiter works. To view the plan you selected and designated job slots, go to your Subscription page where you will see your subscription type, total job slots and subscription cost.
Sure thing. Simply go to Subscription to see your options and either upgrade or downgrade your plan.
Once the term of your current plan ends, your oldest jobs (over the allowed count) will automatically be removed from job boards.
Monthly subscriptions renew every calendar month after sign up date. For example, if you signed up on 3rd of April, your next billing cycle will start on 3rd of May.
You can cancel at anytime by calling us at 0808 281 9407. We are here Monday to Friday, from 8AM-4:30PM GMT. You may also send us an email at email@example.com, and one of our representatives will contact you within 24 hours. If you wish to cancel online, Click on “Subscription” from the upper right hand navigation. You will see a row with Automatic Renewal. Click the link to Cancel Auto Renewal. Make sure you cancel prior to your billing date to avoid any unwanted charges. Your account will be cancelled effective on your next billing date. Once your account is cancelled you will lose access to your candidates and jobs until you resubscribe.
Go to your Credit Card page. Enter your new credit card information and click the green button at the bottom to submit. Any future charges your account incurs will be billed to the new card number.
Although it is a free trial to any of our subscription plans, you are charged for that plan at the end of your trial period. This is to ensure a seamless transition into your subscription and avoids any disruption of your job postings. During the trial you can cancel at anytime prior to being billed.
We offer a variety of plans based on your hiring needs - you can see our standard plans on the Pricing page. We can also customize a plan for your company depending on how many positions you are trying to fill. There is no risk to sign up as all accounts start on a free trial basis, and we'll present your customized plan and pricing for you to review before you need to enter any payment information.
Pay monthly or annually. If you decide to cancel your subscription, it will be cancelled at the end of the subscription period that you chose and you won't be billed again.
You are sent a deactivation email explaining the reasons why your account has been deactivated. If you feel like none of those reasons are applicable, please feel free to call the Customer Success Team at 0808 281 9407 and we can further explain.
ZipRecruiter posts to 200+ job boards. As a result, we must validate every user of our service before distributing their job ads. ZipRecruiter does not allow positions which require applicants to pay to apply, pay for training, pay for training materials, or pay for samples. ZipRecruiter also specifically forbids business opportunities and multi-level marketing opportunities. You can view more of our job posting guidelines
If you’re not completely happy with our service, give us a call 0808 281 9407. We will do our best to make it right.
We offer monthly, 3 month, and annual billing options. The monthly plans can be used month to month. 3 month and annual plans are a commitment to service for the allotted amount of time but come with significant savings vs. a monthly option.
Your exact billing date and time is listed for you in your account at anytime for you to reference. When logged in, click on "Subscription" from the upper right hand navigation. There you will see your exact billing date and time as well as other important subscription information.
Absolutely. All of our subscriptions are set up to automatically renew at the end of each billing term, but you can turn off your automatic renewal at anytime. Once the automatic renewal is off your account will move to inactive on your next billing date. If you have a monthly billing term, you are able to turn your subscription off and on as you’d like. If the automatic renewal is off, you will not be charged for the next month of service.
If you are on a trial, you will NOT be billed if you cancel prior to being billed. Your exact billing date and time is listed for you in your account at anytime for you to reference. When logged in, click on "Subscription" from the upper right hand navigation.
No. When you are charged, you are paid through your billing term. Essentially you pre-pay for the month ahead. If you are on a paid plan and you cancel your subscription, your account will move to inactive on your next billing date.
You do not have the option to purchase a single job posting. We only offer subscription plans with an assigned number of job slots. If you only want to post a single job, you would select our smallest subscription plan. If you need to post an additional job but have already filled all of your job slots, then you will need to upgrade to the next available plan size.
You can cancel your subscription at anytime during your billing term. All you have to do is turn off the automatic renewal. This lets us know that you do not want to move forward with your subscription, so your account will move to inactive on your next billing date. To cancel your subscription, click on "Subscription" from the upper right hand navigation. There you will see the option to “Cancel Auto-Renewal” via a link in the Automatic Renewal row.
The trial is 7 days because this gives you enough time to evaluate the service and get a general idea of how ZipRecruiter works, as well as our capabilities. Since your free trial functions just like the subscription plan you selected, there’s nothing you’re missing out on with your trial, and the longer your job is posted, the more candidates you are able to receive. The activity you receive in the first 7 days is a great indicator and should be enough for you to make a decision about your subscription prior to moving forward.
Your account will automatically be charged for the subscription plan you selected at the end of your trial. Your billing date is available for you to reference from inside your account at anytime. When logged in, click on "Subscription" from the upper right hand navigation menu. Your billing date will appear in the yellow box at the top of the page. Your billing date is also referenced in the "Free Trial Activation" email you receive at the start of your trial.
You select your billing term when you sign up for your free trial. We offer monthly, 3 month and annual billing terms to all of our subscription plans. To see the plan you are on, click on "Subscription" from the upper right hand navigation. There you will see your subscription type as well as your next billing date.
All of our subscriptions are set up to automatically renew at the end of each billing term. The automatic renewal of your account ensure that your job stays posted. You are scheduled to be billed on the same day of the month at the end of your billing term. For example
First Charge Date > 01/15/2016 >
Next Charge Date > 02/15/2016 >
First Charge Date > 01/15/2016 >
Next Charge Date > 04/15/2016 >
First Charge Date > 01/15/2016 >
Next Charge Date > 01/15/2017 >
You can turn off your automatic renewal at anytime from the Subscription Details page. Once the automatic renewal is off, your account will move to inactive on your next billing date.
All of our subscriptions are set up to automatically renew at the end of each billing term, but you can turn off your automatic renewal at anytime. Once the automatic renewal is off your account will move to inactive on your next billing date. If you have a monthly billing term, you are able to turn your subscription off and on as you’d like. If the automatic renewal is off, you will not be charged for the next month of service.
ZipRecruiter is a subscription based service of which all users are required to agree to during sign up. Unfortunately, it is not in ZipRecruiter’s jurisdiction to manage each account for cancellation. However, auto-renewals may be canceled at anytime on the Subscription Details page. You may also call our Success Team for further clarification.
If you cancel your account during your trial, your account moves to inactive. This means your job ads are taken down and you lose all account access. All of your information is saved in your account, but it is not accessible until you activate a subscription. If you’d like to come back to the service to post a job you will be subject to payment when you reactivate.
Give us a call 0808 281 9407 and any of our Success Team members will provide you with assistance. We will do our best to make it right.
We want to make sure your ZipRecruiter experience is an awesome one and we will be sure to do all we can to help meet your hiring needs. If you’re not completely happy with our service, give us a call at 0808 281 9407 and our Customer Success Team members will provide you with assistance. We will do our best to make it right.
ZipRecruiter strives to deliver on your happiness. To assist with this process or learn how we can meet your expectations, please call us at 0808 281 9407. You may also send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, and one of our representatives will contact you within 24 hours.
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